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Capped Quartz

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About Capped QuartzHide

A variety of Quartz

A variety of Quartz with seperable portions caused by thin films of clay seperating different growth phases in the crystals.

Pronounciation of Capped QuartzHide

PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Other Language Names for Capped QuartzHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Malachite1 photo of Capped Quartz associated with Malachite on mindat.org.

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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Localities for Capped QuartzHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • Carinthia
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Ankogel group
        • Dösenbach valley
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Habach Valley
        • Nasenkopf
          • Leckbachgraben (Leckbachrinne)
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
      • Stubach valley
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Sulzburg
Lapis 1980(3), 26-27
  • Hesse
    • Hochtaunuskreis
S. Weiss: Mineralfundstellen Deutschland West, Weise (Munich), 1990
    • Lahn-Dill
      • Breitscheid
        • Medenbach
S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • Bad Grund
        • Iberg
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
      • Lautenthal
        • Wolfshagen
          • Ochsen valley
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Düsseldorf
      • Ratingen
        • Selbeck
Lapis 1988(1), 18-20
    • Niederberg area
      • Velbert
Lapis 1988(1), 14-33
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Altenkirchen
      • Wissen
        • Bitzen
S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
    • Bad Kreuznach
      • Stromberg
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Thuringia
    • Zeulenroda-Triebes
Matthias Kahl collection
  • England
    • Devon
      • West Devon
        • Buckland Monachorum
No reference listed
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